‘Raise a Glass to My Body’ Author Talks About the Role of Physical Pain in Creating Art

March 29, 2021Book ReleaseInterview
So far in our poetry series, Swallow Books has spoken with poets who turn everyday objects and situations into wildly imaginative verse. Today is a bit different, as we sit down with Jenna Neece, the poet behind ‘Raise a Glass to My Body’. In a collection of wry and brutally ...Read More

Martha Wallace on What It Means to Be an ‘Incidental Poet’

March 25, 2021Interview
It’s hard to believe Martha McCray Wallace, recipient of several notable non-fiction and poetry awards, came late to the craft of writing.  The food memoir author whose quasi cookbook has been touted ‘a mouthwatering read’, said she didn’t know she liked creative writing until well into ...Read More

Poet Steve Sibra Talks About 2022 Release, ‘Shoes for Baby’

March 16, 2021AnnouncementsInterview
Swallow Books signed a new writer this month, whose absurdist art and poetry launches our series of interviews with prolific poets during National Poetry Month. Steve Sibra sat down with editor, Jennifer Russon to talk about his upcoming title, ‘Shoes for Baby’, what it’s about, and the how and ...Read More

‘S.T.R.I.V.E. for Greatness: Motivation in Your Own Image’ is Now Available in Print

March 12, 2021AnnouncementsBook Release
Swallow Publishing released Dr. Nigel’s roadmap to success for pre-sale earlier this week, and is excited to announce the print edition’s availability, beginning March 14. An assistant principal at Callaway High School in La Grange, Georgia, Dr. Walker is already getting rave reviews from members of the ...Read More

Tough Love Tips for Indie Authors on how to…

February 25, 2021Helpful TipsUncategorized
Indie authors are people who publish books at their own expense, and generally sell less than 100 copies for their trouble. You’d think a group like this would be small in number, but quite the opposite. In its report, “Self-Publishing in the United States, 2013-2018: Print ...Read More

Swallow Publishing Releases S.T.R.I.V.E by Public Service Advocate, Dr. Nigel Walker

February 6, 2021AnnouncementsBook Release
As Black History Month gets well underway, its 2021 theme of identity and diversity within Black families is not lost on Dr. Nigel Walker. Both an educator, writer, and father of a large family of girls, Walker welcomed twin daughters last fall, and hasn’t skipped a beat since the ...Read More
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It’s Here! Come Be a Human…in the Wild!

October 1, 2020AnnouncementsBook Release
As many who follow Swallow Publishing already know, our second title of 2020 launched this fall, and is now available in both ebook and print edition on Amazon.  Humans in the Wild: Reactions to a Gun Loving Country is an anthology of carefully selected works chosen by our editor ...Read More